John Linford Cox

Birth
Loris, Horry County, South Carolina, USA
Death 8 Jun 2017 (aged 85)
Loris, Horry County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Loris, Horry County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 180192184 · View Source
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John Linford Cox, 85, passed away peacefully at home after a courageous battle with cancer on June 8, 2017.

Born in Horry County (Loris), May 17, 1932, he was the son of the late John Quincy Cox and Lena Skipper Cox of the Simpson Creek community. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and was continually employed for 56 years, holding positions with the Merita Bread Company as a route manager, Hardee Manufacturing Company, John Deere and Waccamaw Floor Covering. He was a member of Loris First Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and was also church treasurer for twenty years.

He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years Etheleen Prince Cox, one son Timothy Linford Cox, his wife Amy and one beloved granddaughter Grace. He is also survived by three sisters, Lois Cox of Loris, Elaine Cox Squires of Aynor and Hilda Cox Goode of Charleston Heights, S.C. He was preceded in death by one son Lyndon Clyde Cox, two sisters Letha Cox Powers and Dorothy Cox Hardee, and one brother Elvis Cox.

The family would especially like to thank his care team from McLeod Hospice for their support during this time.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, June 12, 2017 at Loris First Baptist Church with Pastor Dr. Louis Venable officiating. Committal services will follow at Twin City Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 4:00 until 6:00 PM on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Hardwick Funeral Home.


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  • Created by: M Steve Todd
  • Added: 9 Jun 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 180192184
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Linford Cox (17 May 1932–8 Jun 2017), Find a Grave Memorial no. 180192184, citing Twin City Memorial Gardens, Loris, Horry County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by M Steve Todd (contributor 47996524) .